Rosebery’s son

Review of Martin Gibson, A Primrose Path: The gilded life of Lord Rosebery’s favourite son (Arum Press, 2020)

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The Peterloo massacre

Review of Jacqueline Riding, Peterloo: The Story of the Manchester Massacre (Head of Zeus, 2018); Polyp, Eva Schlunke and Robert Poole, Peterloo: Witnesses to a Massacre (New Internationalist, 2019); Robert Poole, Peterloo: The English Uprising (Oxford University Press, 2019).

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The language of elections

Review of Luke Blaxill, The War of Words: The Language of British Elections, 1880–1914 (Royal Historical Society, Boydell Press, 2020).

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Whitley and the Whitley Councils

Review of John A. Hargreaves, Keith Laybourn and Richard Toye (eds.), Liberal Reform and Industrial Relations: J. H. Whitley (1866– 1935) – Halifax Radical and Speaker of the House of Commons (Routledge, 2018).

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Tories and the Coalition

Review of Ken Clarke, Kind of Blue: A political memoir (Macmillan, 2016); David Cameron, For the Record (William Collins, 2019); Oliver Letwin, Hearts and Minds: The battle for the Conservative Party from Thatcher to the present (Biteback Publishing, 2017).

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Analysing the 2015 and 2017 elections

Review of Philip Cowley and Dennis Kavanagh, The British General Election of 2015 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016);
Philip Cowley and Dennis Kavanagh, The British General Election of 2017 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

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The shock of coalition

Review of Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Geoffrey Evans, Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Hermann Schmitt, and Cees van der Eijk, Electoral Shocks: The volatile voter in a turbulent world (OUP, 2020).

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Hampshire Liberals

Review of Martin Kyrle, Liberals in Hampshire: a part(l)y history, Part 4, Eastleigh 1978–85 (Sarsen Press, 2020).

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Ireland and the Liberals

Review of James Doherty, Irish Liberty, British Democracy: The third Irish home rule crisis, 1909–14 (Cork University Press, 2019).

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CB

Review of Alexander S. Waugh, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman: A Scottish Life and UK Politics 1836–1908 (Austin Macauley Publishers, 2019).

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